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Book Review: 2012 Long Listed: Deborah Levy’s Swimming Home (Review #3)

Swimming_HomeRating: 4.5
Swimming Home
A Novel by Deborah Levy
2012 / 157 Pages

The Setup: Swimming Home is a subversive page-turner, a merciless gaze at the insidious harm that depression can have on apparently stable, well-turned-out people. Set in a summer villa, the story is tautly structured, taking place over a single week in which a group of beautiful, flawed tourists in the French Riviera come loose at the seams. (From the hardcover edition)